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27 October 2022 Security News

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  • US Rolls Out Voluntary Cybersecurity Goals VOA 27 Oct 2022 -- The United States is trying to make it easier for companies and organizations to bolster their cybersecurity in the face of growing attacks aimed at crippling their operations, stealing their data or demanding ransom payments.
  • US Embassy Warns of Terror Threat in South Africa's Richest Shopping District VOA 27 Oct 2022 -- The U.S. Embassy in South Africa has issued a rare warning of a possible terror attack this coming weekend in Sandton, an upmarket business district of Johannesburg sometimes dubbed "Africa's richest square mile." South Africa's president has criticized the U.S. for putting out the alert and causing "panic" without first consulting the government.
  • UN counter-terrorism body backs innovations to fight digital terror UN News 27 Oct 2022 -- The growing threat posed by new and emerging technologies to global security is the focus of a special meeting of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, which opens on Friday in India.
  • Leader: Perpetrators of Shiraz terror attack will be punished Press TV 27 Oct 2022 -- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences to the Iranian nation on a deadly terrorist attack at a holy shrine in Shiraz, assuring that the perpetrators of the "outrageous" crime will definitely face punishment.
  • Iran's military chief pledges revenge against perpetrators of Shiraz terror attack Press TV 27 Oct 2022 -- Iran's military chief says national security, tranquility, as well as the people's lives and property are a red line for the country's Armed Forces, vowing revenge against the masterminds and perpetrators of the bloody terrorist attack in Shiraz.

COVID-19 Pandemic News


  • Protests spread in Lhasa over COVID-19 restrictions Radio Free Asia 27 Oct 2022 -- Protests over COVID-19 restrictions in the Tibetan capital Lhasa spread to at least four different areas of the city Thursday, prompting "scuffles" with authorities in some cases, sources told Radio Free Asia, as ethnic Chinese migrant workers demanded permits to return home from the region.
  • Chinese mainland reports 193 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 27 Oct 2022 -- The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 193 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Thursday.
  • Chinese local govts endeavor to address public concerns amid widening COVID outbreak Global Times 27 Oct 2022 -- Winter comes, not only bringing cold air across China, but also sparking a new wave of COVID-19 flare-ups in multiple provinces and regions with more than 1,000 new cases reported on Thursday nationwide for a third straight day, which triggered affected areas to double down on measures in an attempt to bring the outbreaks under control as soon as possible.
  • Europe

  • High number of COVID-19 cases imposes a burden on healthcare and social welfare Finnish Government 27 Oct 2022 -- COVID-19 cases are spreading widely among the population, but especially vaccinated people have a lower risk of developing the severe form of the disease. The number of people in hospitals with COVID-19 has increased. However, a large number of these patients are treated mainly for some other reason than COVID-19. Multiple COVID-19 variants are circulating in Finland, but their impact on the epidemic is not yet clear.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 219.58 Cr India PIB 27 Oct 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 219.58 Cr (2,19,58,84,786) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
  • COVID-19 UPDATE India PIB 27 Oct 2022
  • Iran

  • Iran's new daily Covid deaths at 3 IRNA 27 Oct 2022 -- Iran's Health Ministry on Thursday announced that 3 people had lost their lives to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 35,702 new COVID-19 cases, 84 deaths CNA 27 Oct 2022 -- Taiwan reported 35,702 new COVID-19 infections, including 62 imported cases, and 84 deaths from the disease on Thursday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

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